Unable to download latest version of Windows Update

Discussion in 'Windows Update' started by Chris Tweed, Mar 4, 2004.

  1. Chris Tweed

    Chris Tweed Guest

    I've just put a brand new HP D330 on my desk today. It came out of the box
    with XP Pro SP 1. The first thing that I tried to do after establishing a
    network connection was to run Windows Update to get the machine right up to

    IE fires up the Windows Update site, then tells me "New windows update
    software required" followed by "We've made improvements to our website. To
    download the new version of the software and begin using Windows Update
    please click Update Now".

    I click the "update now button" and I very briefly see a page telling me
    that "Windows update is downloading and installing the updated software".
    This vanishes in a fraction of a second and returns me to the original
    prompt to with the "update now" button.

    Is there someplace else I can manually download the current version of the
    client end software? Or is there some other way to get this working?


    Chris Tweed, Mar 4, 2004
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  2. Jupiter Jones [MVP], Mar 4, 2004
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  3. Chris Tweed

    Chris Tweed Guest

    Thanks very much the www3.telus.net link did the job for me - downloading my
    updates now!


    Chris Tweed, Mar 4, 2004
  4. Chris Tweed

    d4_e1 Guest

    Beautiful, the cab file werked like a charm. damn
    programmers have every edge. I just wanna fly the web man
    game over... jk, but thanks made work easier today :p
    d4_e1, Mar 4, 2004
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